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Mar 2019 - IDC PeerScape - Doc # US44877019

IDC PeerScape: Software Practices to Accelerate Adoption of Open Source Software

By: Al GillenGroup Vice President, Software Development and Open Source

Table of Contents

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Figure: IDC PeerScape: Open Source Software — Practices to Accelerate Adoption

Executive Summary

Peer Insights

Practice 1: Be Crisp on Why OSS Is the Right Solution for Your Business Needs and for Your Company

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Practice 2: Review How/Where OSS Will Be Used and Consider the Implications of Different Licenses

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Practice 3: Use Bidirectional Communities; Not Every OSS Technology Demands Code Contributions

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Practice 4: Leverage Industry Resources and Peer Groups to Establish Best Practices Early On

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Guidance

Practice 5: Line Up Executive Sponsorship as OSS Crosses Technology, Legal, and Social Networking

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